Nominations for all awards should be completed online at http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/osa/ivyday.php by
5pm MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10th, 2020.
Ivy Day Honor Awards include:
1) The Senior Honor Awards (Spoon, Bowl, Cane, and Spade for those who identify as male; Hottel Shield, Harnwell Flag, Goddard Loving Cup, and Brownlee Skimmer Hat for those who identify as female). Nominees must be members in good standing of the Class of 2020 who have contributed in outstanding ways to campus life through activities and leadership. Senior Honor Award recipients will be chosen by vote of the entire Senior Class.
2) The James Howard Weiss Memorial Award and the Penn Student Agencies Award recognize distinguished academic achievement (minimum G.P.A. of 3.7) and significant leadership in undergraduate activities by members of the senior class. A committee of students, faculty, and staff makes the final selection. Nominees should be the most outstanding members of group (1) above.
3) The Penn Alumni Student Award of Merit is presented to members of the senior class in recognition of their service to the University of Pennsylvania, which, in combination with other activities/endeavors, strengthens and enhances the University. The award will be given to no fewer than one and no more than four members of the senior class. There is no minimum G.P.A. requirement. A committee comprised of alumni makes the final selection from the list of candidates.
4) The Sol Feinstone Undergraduate Awards may be presented to either sophomores, juniors, or seniors who have contributed to “orderly and constructive social and educational change within or outside the University Community.”
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Fresh Start is targeted toward undergraduates while Academics Plus is targeted toward students from diverse linguistic backgrounds and is open to all. Registration for both series is encouraged.
Interested in unpacking concepts like diversity and social justice within the field of education? Looking for ways to work towards social change? Explore topics such as diversity, intersectionality, and social justice in the context of education in EDUC 566, Pedagogy and Action for Critical Education (PACE). Through workshops and discussions, students will develop skills that will empower them to work towards social justice. This course counts for 1 CU in the spring for both undergraduate and graduate students. The course will be held during the spring semester of 2020 on Thursdays 2-5PM at the Greenfield Intercultural center (3708 Chestnut St). Please contact the instructors with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.